[Dixielandjazz] Teagarden in Boston

Laurence Swain l.swain at comcast.net
Wed Jun 13 16:49:57 PDT 2007

Earlier, I wrote:

>  >I spent lots of time there in the 50's and 60's, ................
>  and 
> was there the night that Jimmy McPartland took a break and introduced
> us to his new British wife Marion Page McPartland!<

And Bill Haesler responded:

> Dear Larry,
> Are you sure she was new?
> Jimmy and Marion McPartland met in Belgium in 1944 and were married in
> February 1945. Kind regards, Bill (who has had the same 'child-bride'
> for 52 years).


It's likely been more than 50 years since that evening, and I guess I imagined
the "new" part over the years -- so thanks for the correction, and drop the word "new" from 
my recollection -- I won't make that mistake again (unless I forget...).

Larry Swain
Backup piano player of last resort, Bosotn area

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